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Hoboken lawyer shot and killed in front of wife during carjacking at Mall at Short Hills

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP/PIX11) —Authorities are on the hunt for two men that shot and a killed Hoboken  man in front of his wife during a carjacking at a New Jersey mall Sunday night.

Dustin Friedland, 30, and his wife were returning to their car on the third level of a parking deck after shopping at the Mall of Shorts Hills at about 9 p.m.

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Dustin Friedland of Hoboken was shot and killed in the parking lot of Short Hills Mall after a night of shopping with his wife. (Photo: Facebook)

Friedland was shot in the head in front of his wife as they tried to enter the car. He was pronounced dead at Morristown Medical Center; his wife was uninjured.

The two men then took off in the victim’s 2012 Range Rover, which was found abandoned behind a vacant building in Newark Monday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Essex County Task Force tip line at 1-877-847-7432.

A $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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